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Ryerson Buyer - IL Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

Position Description: Central Steel & Wire, a subsidiary of Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc., is a leading distributor and processor of metals in North America. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, we operate service and processing centers in Chicago, IL, Cincinnati, OH, Portage, IN, and Greensboro, NC. Central Steel & Wire offers an unparalleled range of products, leading processing and fabricating capabilities, a broad geographic reach, and an established commitment to superior service

We are currently seeking a Buyer to join our procurement team in Chicago, IL. Reporting to the Director of Procurement, the successful candidate with manage the purchasing needs of our Flat Carbon product line. You must have basic business acumen and the ability to develop mutually beneficial working relationships, with suppliers, vendors, sales and every department within the company. The successful candidate must also be a self starter, have a strong ability for offering solutions with an entrepreneurial spirit.

To apply, please send your resume to

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Work with the Director to meet the product line goals for the region and company.

  • Understanding of supply chain concepts and maintenance of MRP inputs at the item level.

  • Timely execution of MRP buy lists for externally purchased items.

  • Assist the local sales teams on quoting and sourcing of items.

  • Replenishment order maintenance including expediting and invoice reconciliation.

  • Management of inventory investment to a budget.

  • Management of inventory service levels and available inventory to support sales.

  • Maintenance of material part numbers and vendor records.

  • Accountability for project work generated both within and outside the procurement department.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in business or operations related field.

  • Strong analytical, communication, and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent organization skills to manage priorities and deadlines in a fast paced environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to learn complex systems and business processes

  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft tools including Access and Excel.

  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of management and between departments.

  • Excellent planning and project management skills.

  • High energy level and commitment to excellent customer service.

  • An understanding of MRP or inventory control systems and experience in the steel industry a plus.

  • Experience or knowledge of SAP software a plus.

To apply, please send your resume to

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, and pregnancy), age, national origin, religion, disability or genetic information, marital status, status as a veteran, or any other federal, state or local protected class or artificial barrier.

Job ID: 6093

Functional Area: Supply Chain / Procurement

Position Type: Full-Time Employment

Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Location: IL-Chicago

Department: Supply Chain / Procurement

Education Required: Bachelors Degree